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Solar power is good business forPUD and NCW

When my husband and I bought ridge-top property in 2004, we resolved that solar energy was in our future. When we looked into it closer this spring, we were incredibly pleased to find that doing the right thing is also financially feasible.

Our local ski areas need us more than ever

I am amazed at how the folks at the Leavenworth Winter Sports Club survived the severe financial challenges brought on by the lack of snow last year.

Time to expand the corporate mind for long-term gain

Here’s a depressing statistic: Last year, U.S. companies spent a whopping $598 billion — not to develop new technologies, open new markets or to hire new workers but to buy up their own shares. By removing shares from circulation, companies made remaining shares pricier, thus creating the impression of a healthier business without the risks of actual business activity.

Send us your bazaar info

The holidays are approaching and so are the bazaars that offer handmade crafts, clothing and baked goods.
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Wenatchee moving toward fireworks ban

WENATCHEE — Mayor Frank Kuntz says Wenatchee is moving forward with a ban on the possession and setting off of personal fireworks around the Fourth of July, even if other governments disagree.

One in custody after Burger King robbery

EPHRATA — After a short foot pursuit and car chase, a 31-year-old Soap Lake man was arrested on suspicion of robbing the Ephrata Burger King on Sunday.

New state veterinarian chosen

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Agriculture has chosen a veterinarian with almost 40 years experience in animal medicine as the new state veterinarian.

Editorial: At Chelan, they listen

The people of Chelan, both civic and commercial interests, genuinely and fervently wanted Lake Chelan to stay a foot higher in September. The higher lake would enhance the appeal of their greatest asset at a most beautiful time of the year. The Chelan County PUD, which lowers the lake in the fall to capture runoff and manage its Lake Chelan hydroelectric project, was asked to accommodate this request.

Editorial: In the Methow, collaboration wins

They worked together, collaborated, compromised, sought a solution rather than pick a fight. That produced results, when two decades as stubborn adversaries brought nothing.
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Gormley named Woman of the Year

WENATCHEE — A Waterville graphic designer and civic volunteer was named Woman of the Year by the Business & Professional Women of Wenatchee at their annual awards luncheon Oct. 15.